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Matthew Ashton

Well North Lead for Sefton

Matthew Ashton is the Director of Public Health for Sefton and Knowsley and heads up the Well Sefton programme.

He is also the current chair of ChaMps, the Cheshire and Merseyside Public Health Collaborative Service, and lead Merseyside Director of Public Health for the Liverpool City Region NHS and Local Government Collaborative Leadership Group, Domestic Abuse Prevention, and Public Health Intelligence.

Matthew is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health. He has worked in Knowsley since 2005, having previously been Deputy Director of Public Health, and held positions at the North West Public Health Observatory/Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, and the Health Protection Agency North West.

Passionate about wellbeing, social justice and reducing health inequalities, Matthew lives in Liverpool with his wife, two young children, and one very old dog.

He is also the current chair of ChaMps, the Cheshire and Merseyside Public Health Collaborative Service, and lead Merseyside Director of Public Health for the Liverpool City Region NHS and Local Government Collaborative Leadership Group, Domestic Abuse Prevention, and Public Health Intelligence.

Matthew is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health. He has worked in Knowsley since 2005, having previously been Deputy Director of Public Health, and held positions at the North West Public Health Observatory/Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, and the Health Protection Agency North West.

Passionate about wellbeing, social justice and reducing health inequalities, Matthew lives in Liverpool with his wife, two young children, and one very old dog.